Legendary character actress, Mildred Natwick, was born on Jun 19, 1905 in Baltimore, MD. Natwick died at the age of 89 on Oct 25, 1994 in New York City, NY and was laid to rest in Lorraine Park Cemetery in Woodlawn, MD.
One look at sharp-faced American actress, Mildred Natwick, and you knew that here was a lady who had a sense of humor but would stand no nonsense. Appearing in character roles on stage from an early age, she usually played bird-like eccentrics in films, but could also be very droll, especially as Jane Fonda's mother in "Barefoot in the Park", the role for which she was nominated for an Academy Award.(Source: available at Amazon Quinlan's Illustrated Dictionary of Film Character Actors).
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Although Natwick was nominated for one Oscar, she never won a competitive Academy Award.
|1967||Best Supporting Actress||Barefoot in the Park (1967)||Mrs. Ethel Banks||Nominated|
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Aunt Amarilla: Fine, we must buy a horse.
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